Posts by Jordan Conley:

Complete List of Extracurricular Activities – 250+ Examples

Posted on: 26 Feb 2024

There are many reasons to participate in extracurriculars. They’ll allow you to develop skills and widen your social circle. Plus, they’re fun! Moreover, extracurriculars are not only personally and professionally enriching, but can also be a critical component of your college applications. In fact, there are ten blank spaces for extracurricular activities on the Common […]

Should I Waive My Right to See Letters of Recommendation?

Posted on: 16 Feb 2024

Should I waive my right to see my letters of recommendation? The short answer: YES. You should definitely waive your right to see letters of recommendation. Read on to learn how and why to waive your right of access to recommendations. First, though, know that we get it. The college process is full of uncertainty. […]

How to Become a Dental Hygienist

Posted on: 13 Feb 2024

Do you want to earn a degree fairly quickly and enter a clear career path? Are you interested in dentistry, but want low student debt? Are you a “people person” who has excellent communication skills, but also wants to learn technical skills? Dental Hygiene is high on the list of the 20 highest-paying associate’s degrees, […]

How to Transfer High Schools

Posted on: 06 Feb 2024

Are you considering transferring high schools? Are you wondering how transferring will affect your future, particularly the college application process? Initiating the process can be overwhelming (or even downright scary), but it doesn’t need to be overly complicated. Before starting the process, it is important to consider your options, determine your own motivations for transferring, […]

Bright Futures Requirements: SAT, ACT, GPA – 2024

Posted on: 31 Jan 2024

As you begin your college search, the financial realities might come into sharper relief—leading to a particular interest in colleges that offer full-ride scholarships or opportunities for merit aid. If you happen to be a Florida resident, the Bright Futures Scholarship Program, funded by the state of Florida (by the lottery, specifically), provides a fantastic […]

Best Colleges with Late Application Deadlines  

Posted on: 26 Jan 2024

The college application process—particularly the timeline—can be fraught and opaque (not to mention full of confusing acronyms: EA, ED, ED2…In all the chaos, perhaps you’ve fallen a bit behind and missed some deadlines, or your needs or preferences have changed since the beginning of the application process. There’s no need to panic! Luckily, there are […]

20 SAT Grammar Rules

Posted on: 23 Jan 2024

If you are scheduled to take the SAT this year, there is a good chance you are entering the wide world of SAT prep. Initial preparation might include determining what constitutes a good SAT score and experimenting with our interactive SAT Score Calculator. Remember that a “good” SAT score depends on you and your goals. […]

AP Psychology (AP Psych) Score Calculator – 2024

Posted on: 18 Jan 2024

AP Psychology (AP Psych) is considered one of the easiest AP classes, and the AP Psych exam is one of the most popular AP exams, with 321,329 students taking it in 2023. Even so, you’ll still need to prepare adequately. In fact, practicing for AP exams is important no matter how easy or challenging the […]